Elmo is getting his own “not-too-late” talk show on HBO Max (which launches Memorial Day Weekend)
If Fraggle Rock's return was not enough Muppet news for you, Elmo is getting his own talk show on the soon-to-launch HBO Max streaming service. The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo will debut with the the new streamer over Memorial Day Weekend, just in time for you to stay at home and think about the long weekends of yore where you got to go out and do stuff. Cookie Monster is Elmo's sidekick and guests on the show will include John Mulaney, Kacey Musgraves (who sings "Rubber Duckie"), Jimmy Fallon, Blake Lively, the Jonas Brothers, Ciara, Jason Sudeikis, and Batman. It looks cute and punny, and you can watch the trailer below.
HBO Max launches May 27 and will feature all of HBO's programming, plus original series and movies, as well as lots of big Hollywood movies (and the Studio Ghibli collection), current shows/reruns like Friends, The West Wing, The Big Bang Theory, Two and a Half Men, Pretty Little Liars, Riverdale, South Park, Rick and Morty, Doctor Who, and more. HBO Max will cost $15 a month; if you have an HBO subscription through through AT&T (which is HBO's parent company), AT&T's satellite service DirecTV, or cable providers Charter and Spectrum, you get HBO Max for free.